Skip to main content

About your Search

20120901
20120930
SHOW
( more )
STATION
FOXNEWS 33
CSPAN2 27
CNN 26
CNNW 26
CSPAN 26
WRC (NBC) 18
WTTG 17
MSNBCW 13
MSNBC 12
WUSA (CBS) 9
WJLA (ABC) 8
KPIX (CBS) 7
WBFF (FOX) 3
KGO (ABC) 2
( more )
LANGUAGE
English 275
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 275 (some duplicates have been removed)
virginia. . >>> he lost 40-pounds on his back and a sense of adventure. a teenager out of high school and is walking across america. he calls his walk dude track and beth parker caught up with him as he passed through his home state of maryland. >> reporter: with one change of clothes, a map on his belt, and a magic of music, this maryland's kid is hitting the road. >> my name is jonah blair, i'm 18 years old and i'm hiking the american discovery trail. >> reporter: walking alone the long miles between delaware and san francisco. >> and this is over 5,000. >> reporter: the reason? >> i wanted to do something. i wanted to have an adventurous moment in my life. >> reporter: when he graduated in june, he decided to postpone college. >> my mom, like her first instinct was like you're crazy, you're going to college. >> reporter: mom came around a bit and dude trek, as he calls it, started a week ago. >> he gets a lot of questions. >> what are you doing, who are you, what is dude trek and why do you smell so bad? >> i have gone three days without a shower so far. >> a lucky day? >> yeah. >>
washington, much of northern virginia and western maryland. they are going to stay wet here throughout the entire day. all of this coming from a front that's producing all this rain that's moving in and advancing, getting a little bit heavier now just southeast of charleston, west virginia. that's now moving into the far southeastern portions of west virginia. that's going to eventually move into the southern shenandoah valley in about another two hours or so, and then closer to the metro area, that looks like that's going to happen around 3:00 this afternoon. ahead of that, we've got mild and muggy air. temperatures around 70 degrees much of the region. hour by hour by 7:00 a.m., still cloudy. rain west of the metro area. a few scattered sprinkles around the immediate metro area. we'll be hovering near 70. some of those showers beginning to move in. then quickly after that, by 3:00 or so, we could have some of those storms producing those damaging winds that might bring down power lines and tree limbs. unfortunately, that risk extends into this evening. your first 4 traffic now with d
are focusing of virginia as the battleground state. we are talking to a professor to let us know what is going on as well as both presidential candidates campaigning in virginia today. president obama will be in virginia beach and mitt romney will be in springfield for a veterans rally. if you want to see more about those events as well as every other thing going on, c- span.org is where you can turn to. stay with us that a:34 analysis of virginia. st. paul, minn., spending more is the category. mike is joining us. caller: i find myself spending more these days. just with the basic essentials such as gas, utilities -- i am a single father. a lot of my income is going directly to my son. there is really no room for savings at this point. i think a lot of it is the rise in gas. host: how much is a gallon of gas? caller: it is about $3.60. host: how much do you burn after a week? caller: $50 is probably a fair estimate. host: as far as other spending, you mentioned your son. what about luxuries'? caller: i think that is pretty much staying the same for me. i like to treat him to some luxury's eve
o'malley, they're showing him some love. he's in prime time at about 10:00. former virginia governor and apparent senate candidate tim kaine also has a place and a role tonight. a rising star in th democratic party, san antonio's mayor julian castro will deliver the keynote address tonight. the star of the show is expected to be first lady michelle obama. president obama was out campaigning today. he was in norfolk, virginia, and he said he's going to go home tonight and he's going to watch michelle obama's speech with his daughters. he said he might tear up a little bit because that's what he always does when he sees her speak. earlier today tim kaine was out and about doing a little politicking in favor and in honor and in pursuit of his senate seat that he'd like to get from george allen. tom sherwood is here now with more on that story. tom? >> jim, everybody knows tim kaine is in a tough race. he knows it. he's trying to rally the troops. >> former governor and future united states senator, tim kaine! >> reporter: former virginia governor tim kaine welcomed by the party faithful
off today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia, we're not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. >> it checking out the news from around the nation, the mayor of trenton, new jersey is in federal custody after he was arrested after a two-year undercover investigation. this comes weeks after his home was raided. his time and office has been marred by financial problems. investigators say he was turning to extortion and real-estate deals to make money. >> thousands of chicago public school teachers are on strike and thousands of students were forced to stay home today. >> the strike started after contract negotiations broke down last night. >> chicago mayor, rahm emanuel had a message for the 25,000 stri
. and that includes much of virginia, western parts of virginia into west virginia, western maryland and just to our north and west of the metro area. it is in the 40s. look at elkins, west virginia, down to a cold 43 right now. reagan national is at 59. all these areas in the dark green, the 50s. that covers all the rural areas just outside the beltway, northern virginia and much of maryland around the bay eastern shore, it's in the 50s. ocean city only 52 right now. here's your forecast. for 6:00 a.m., chilly in the upper 40s, clear. crescent moon in the southeastern sky with jupiter up there and venus rising shortly. and low humidity the rest of the day with bright sunshine. low 70s by your lunch hour, by midafternoon coming back home from work and school will be in the mid and upper 70s. a gorgeous day coming up. i'm back in ten minutes with the hometown forecast. right now mike is in for dawnela. good morning. >> not too bad right now. no serious delays but a lot of construction. inner loop, the offramp is shut down with a project there. also have work on the outer loop at leesburg pike. south
. >>> well, now to politics and the fight for votes in swing states. mitt romney is heading to virginia where a recent poll conducted by quinnipiac university, "new york times" and cbs news shows the president with a slight edge over romney. he's up 49% to 45% over his republican rival in that battleground state. that's where we find cnn political editor paul steinhauser. paul, good morning. both campaigns working hard to get the boat out, of course, in virginia. a battleground on air, on the ground. how much are we talking about when it comes to this ad spending? >> we are talking about a lot of money, victor. this is a very important battleground state. remember, barack obama won the state four years ago. he was the first democrat victory since 1964 to win. as for ad spending, take a look at this. almost $12 million spent by president obama's election campaign and super pacs backing him. romney, just under 12 as well. independent super pacs backing him. the ad wars focused in the virginia beach, norfolk, tidewater area, virginia, noern virginia outside of d.c. those are the big markets in v
the shenandoah valley and much of northern virginia into the mountains, all these areas in blue are in the 40s. and on the eastern shore, too, away from the waters, a few locations there in the 40s this morning. and we're going to have another gorgeous day, but this chilly morning will be with us here for another few hours. by noontime, the low 70s. low humidity the rest of the afternoon. bright, sparkling sun and a sapphire blue sky. highs reaching upper 70s by midafternoon. sunrise, 6:46. sunset, 7:22. i'm back in ten minutes with another hometown forecast. mike is in for dawnela with your first 4 traffic. >> good morning. things looking good on the beltway. no serious delays on the inner or outer loop. let's look at 66 eastbound side. fantastic as you make your way to 495. live look at fairfax county parkway, eastbound side on the right side of the screen. no major backups there. about an ñ5 náde the beltway at leesburg pike, things looking good. seven minute ride from 495 to glebe road. worry free on metro, marc trains and the virginia railway express. mike? >>> here in washington, the
the white house. this afternoon the president holds a rally in norfolk, virginia. on labor day he told auto workers in ohio they are better off thanks to his administration's auto industry bailout. >> i believed in you. i bet on you. i'll make that bet any day of the week. >> reporter: but republicans are hammering away at the president's record, questioning whether americans are doing better since he took office. >> i would ask the 23 million people today in america who are struggling to find work if they feel like they're better off. >> reporter: democrats will use their convention to make the case to voters the nation is better off. randall pinkston, cbs news, charlotte. >>> meanwhile, republican mitt romney has no campaign eevents -- campaign events scheduled this week. he is preparing for three debates with obama earlier next month. >>> thomas gore pleaded guilty in may to organizing under-the- table payments to former mayoral candidate suleman brown. it was part of an alleged shadow campaign to get gray elected. gore was the first of three campaign aides to plead guilty, and federal p
weu get any more information. another story from culpeper, virginia. death and how it is tied to another death. a man who was shot and killed by culpeper police officer has - whose wife was shot dead culpeper police officer has dead in his apartment. just six months later, his wife andshot by a police officer he filed criminal charges. what people are saying about this. >> investigators are saying very little. stage, it does not appear that fall play was a factor. the latestng debt is in this investigation that captivated the community and consumed the last six months of life.ook's >> i have a lot of questions. i would like to find out what is on.g >> a heart broken gary cook talked to us in february. disturbinged after a altercation with a culpeper police officer. was unarmed. >> the search for truth was cut 62-year-old man was found dead this morning, leaving in disbelief. >> i was in shock. he was a hard-working man. >> maintenance workers found his body inside his apartment. while the investigation is play waslice say foul a factor. incident with his wife, then, i saw less
of maryland and virginia right down to just near 50 degrees as well as out on the mountains of west virginia and in western maryland this morning, and there's a little bit of valley fog, too. watch out for that. hour by hour today, by 7:00 a.m., we'll have our temperatures into the upper 50s after sunrise, which this morning is at 6:48. by noontime for your lunch hour into the mid 70s, low humidity and lots of sunshine. during the afternoon, might have a few clouds drifting in. s sunset at 7:19. by then down to the mid 70s. i'll be back in ten minutes with another hometown forecast. traffic trouble this morning. here's the latest with danella. >> here's the situation. update on the crash, outer loop of the beltway at colesville road. that crash has been moved to the right shoulder lane, but choppers still showing you big delays. if you're about to head out of the house right now, i wouldn't even try to get on the outer loop of the beltway. checking cameras as you pass new hampshire avenue, you're just sitting. also be aware if you're traveling along colesville road trying to get to the beltw
to report this time around in virginia. an accident southbound 286 the fairfax county parkway traveling south before you reach the burke center parkway accident under the hover pass. the left side of the road is blocked. heavy and slow near 123 towards this accident scene. northbound on 286 key mill road another cash to report so not an easy commute this morning on 286 the fairfax county parkway but construction has cleared in each direction on lee chapel. we'll update the ride elsewhere. the top stretch of the beltway below speed leaving 95 around towards university boulevard. all the lanes are open. the big story is the baltimore- washington parkway. delays stacking up from 197 out of laurel all the way to 410 where we have a crash this morning that's cleared but over an hour commute from out of laurel to riverdale. that's a check of your "fox 5 on-time traffic.." >>> thank you. a check of this morning's top stories. a community meeting is being held tonight to discuss the unsolved murder of a maryland teenager. 17-year-old amber stanley was killed in her sleep last month at her home
when he was at a rally in norfolk, virginia, today he joked that perhaps the first lady's speech tonight will be better than his. >> you know, this is just like a relay and you start off with the fastest person. so i'm going to be at home. i'm going to be watching it with our girls. i am going to try not to let them see their daddy cry. because when michelle starts talking, i start getting all misty. >> reporter: it was a brief moment of levity in a day dominated by back-and-forth over the president's answer to this question from a local cbs reporter. >> your party says you inherited a bad situation. you've had three-and-a-half years to fix it. what grade would you give yourself so far for doing that? >> you know, i would say incomplete. >> reporter: it's something the president has said many times before. but with the democratic convention just underway in charlotte, republicans saw an opportunity. they filled reporters' in-boxes with press releases saying "incomplete isn't good enough." vice presidential nominee paul ryan had this to say on "cbs this morning." >> four years int
of students in northern virginia. that includes the 11th largest school district in the county. fairfax county. they are set to welcome back more than 180,000 students today. here's a map of all the school districts where students will be heading back to school today. the new school year also means new rules. there is one big controversial changes parents in arlington are upset about. tracee wilkins is live with more on that. good morning. >> good morning. this is around transportation and who will be walking and riding buses. arlington hasn't so much changed the policy as what it's doing down is enforcing an old transportation policy. the changes have upset some parents more than 200 parents have actually appealed after finding out their kids were going to have to walk instead of taking the bus like they did in previous years. 1500 students will be walking this year. students living within a mile or mile and a half of their secondary school are supposed to walk. according to arlington transportation policy. many of those kids were going to nearby bus stops instead. this year, students who hav
throughout most of west virginia. virginia and maryland except right around the beltway, it's right near 50. inside the beltway, mid-50s. near 60 by the bay waters. but don't go too far away from the bay. it's near 50 in easton right now. and even at the beaches at ocean city, it's only around 50 degrees. and by 7:00 a.m., we'll still be just in the low 50s with a chill in the air. but then by noontime, ought to climb 20 degrees into the low 70s and hitting upper 70s by midafternoon and lots of sun and humidity. sunset, 7:22. i'm back with the hometown forecast in ten minutes. a look at your first 4 traffic now. mike in for dawnela. >> good morning. things still looking great on the beltway. we are dealing with an accident in montgomery county that's on warfield road at woodfield road. let's take a live look at that accident via chopper 4. traffic is getting by. we are seeing no serious delays there and hopefully that accident should be out of the way fairly soon. on eastbound 66, seeing a bit of a delay, 52, 123 but all of your travel lanes are open. after that looking good heading to the
in virginia, we're not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs, lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. >>> diners must travel 260 feet below ground to eat at the pop down restaurant at an old mine in finland. the food isn't cheap. a four-course meal runs you $164. the restaurant is only open for a limited time. it closes on september 24th. does the food taste better down there perhaps? >> i'm doubting it. >> it's just a novelty of it. >> exactly. people like to be the first to try something novel and hope that there's not a cave-in. >> i bet you the food is good, though. >> looks like it. >> $164 is a lot of money. >>> 11 minutes after 5:00 on this wednesday morning. another cool start to the day. live look outside for you this morning. storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein with a look at our forecast. >> a live view
maryland and west virginia, it got down to the upper 30s this morning. now, around the region with that strong september sun pouring down, we are warming up. all of this thanks to the high pressure moving in and centered over us. big area of high pressure giving us a very gentle wind, a clear sky and temperatures, as a result are beginning to warm up. the areas in green are 60s. the areas in the yellow, 70s. southern maryland, the eastern shore, southeastern virginia, areas to the north, mid-60s. a fresh and cool morning under way. temperatures around the metro area 72 at reagan national. right now, much of prince george, arlington and fairfax 70. montgomery county 60s. i'll have the forecast for the week ahead. the storm team 4 seven day outlook in a few minutes. >> we can't wait. >>> yo will see heightened security at metro. montgomery county, officers are using a safety tool. they are carrying devices that detect radiation. a hit causes lights to flash and a vibration or audio signal. they bought 40 of these detectors with federal grant money. >> the type of radiation we ar
north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. >>> we are following breaking news. numerous reports that the u.s. ambassador to libya has been killed. we are going to have the very latest on that this morning. >> here at home, shot and killed while simply walking to school and this morning, police continue their search for answers. more on the investigation into the death of and 18-year-old prince george's county high school student. fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now. >>> straight up 6:00. live look at the u.s. capitol dome. we'll talk about what is happening in the weather department as well as traffic. >> i'm wisdom martin. >> women a sarah simmons. we are following breaking news this morning from the middle east. the american ambassador to libya was killed in a rocket attack early this morning. >> now, reports are still coming in and details are still coming out as well but it appears the ambassador and three other workers at the u.s. consulate have died.
of 9/11 held here in virginia, in maryland, and in the district of columbia. the united states navy band brass quartet played "god bless america." the 9/11 national day of remembrance and service was held here at freeden plaza to honor first responders and veterans as well as those who serve the community preparing for emergencies. >> we've wrapped this all around service as a way to show our respect for our veteran community as well as those who lost their lives on 9/11. >> reporter: serve d.c. and hands on greater d.c. cares organized this 11th anniversary commemoration of 9/11. >> national day of service -- >> reporter: and this "today" anchor was master of the program. mayor vincent gray remembered the teaches and students flying to a science congress in california. >> how did they know what was awaiting them with the terrorists having taken a plane and then crashed it into the pentagon. >> reporter: people came from all over to remember the victims of 9/11. >> we are from russia, st. petersburg. and we came to washington for one day just to see how people remember about this da
. in montgomery county, it is legal for an adult to purchase one. virginia loudoun county sheriff's office say it 3-year- died after falling from window in his home. this happened sunday. the little boy fell from a third story window. authorities are ruling the fall and accident and the little boy was airlifted to inova fairfax but digester de. baltimore ravens owner art will be laid to rest today. he died last week in the age of 87. the reagans are paying tribute him last night. the campaign trail is expected today as both the 9/11s commemorate attack. obama and mitt romney are taking down negative campaign ads for today. there will not hold any political event. former president bill clinton make a stop in florida behalf of president obama. attend a rally tonight the florida international university and make more appearances in the coming weeks. mitt romney will commemorate the anniversary and about where is set to address the associationrd convention in reno. the national guard was deployed overseas as part of the u.s. response to the attacks. paul ryan will spend the day in wisconsin in com
accused of killing a catholic university student. >> anncr: this casisino's in west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting forng question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. eating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official partment of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. >> welcome back on this tuesday. >> let's say good morning to adam caskey once again. chilly outside again. >> i could use that term -- chilly. here are some of the cold is numbers. 43 degrees at frostburg state university 44 in wiisp at wisp. low humidity is allowing the temperatures to drop so much at night. 50 in a fairfax, 50 in waldorf, 49 in leesburg. in sterling, 46 degrees. much cooler numbers to kickstart this tuesday morning and yesterday at this time. we will climb quickly through the '60s this morning to 7
and north parts of virginia with without power. widespread power out annuals possible. we have more severe weather possible stretching from parts of new england all the way down into the carolinas. we have a number of severe weather watches and also tornado watches. aside from tornadoes, large hail, damaging wind gusts in excess of 60 miles an hour is possible, dangerous lightning and flash flooding and the culprit for all this is a large and strong cold front that's continuing to push eastward. bringing in a lot of heavy rain across parts of upstate new york, into parts of maryland and virginia, and you can see how far south some of those thunderstorms stretch into parts of the florida panhandle. otherwise here is a look how many severe weather watches we have in effect. most of them stretching into parts of later tonight, 11:00 p.m. is the latest one. severe thunderstorm watch. now one in particular does include southern parts of the state of maine. otherwise you can see currently actually no tornado warning. that earlier tornado warning for berkshire county has been allowed to expire. b
.. all morning. anncr: this casino's in west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. new ttis morniig... wrestling legend jerry lawler is recovering ttday... after collapsing ringside during a w-w-e performance in canada last night.the 62-year-old... known as "the king"... was taken to a nearby hospital. lawler was reportedly breathing on his oon at the emergency room... and charges have been filed against pop star, miley cyrus. according to los angeles police... a man filee a report... claiming the singer struck him in the face at a hotel.cyrus' fiance... liam hemsworth... was also named in the report.according to police... the man had no visible injuries. no arr
swr. this is where we had problems in virginia. overnight construction still in place scheduled to be cleared around 6:00 so we're keeping an eye on this for you. the repaving project that has tied up the commute for the last couple of days trying to make your way to and from school, this is roadwork along 286 in each direction at lee chap he road. that is scheduled to clear by 6:30. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >>> a look at this morning's top stories. a community meeting is being held tonight to discuss the unsolved murder of a maryland teenager. 17-year-old amber stanley was shot and killed last month in her cettinger home. investigate ors say there is nothing in her background to indicate someone wanted her dead. prince george's county police will address any concerns about the case tonight at 7:00 p.m. >>> a busy weekend on the campaign trail. president obama just returned from a stop in the swing state of florida on zipped. his republican challenger attended church with his family in massachusetts. -- of florida on sunday. new polls show the pre
. >>> and verronica has your forecast. anncr: this casino's in west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. >>> some of us did pull out the sweaters today. >> yes, or the sweater dress. right? >> there you go. >> it's that time. >> just to stay a little warm, right? moving around today with a little bit of a light wind outside. we've had three stellar days now. sunday, monday, and tuesday. we'll see two, possibly three more heading our way. let's talk about that sunshine and that pretty blue sky, wispy clouds. that's the dry air. 78 the current temperature p the wind is light out of the northeast, about 5 miles per hour. occasionally a higher breeze that comes along. look at
, 2012. it is back to school for hundreds of thousands of students in northern virginia, that includes the 11th largest school district in the country, fairfax county. a cut back of buses is upsetting some parents. hundreds of children there will now have to walk to school because the school system is cutting a dozen stops. news 4 tracee wilkins has more on the policy and the fallout from it. >> this was the scene all around arlington county this morning as an additional 1,500 students took the sidewalks and roadways. some are walking and some parents who say they don't like it. walking to school instead of riding a bus. >> this school has not had a walking zone before and we have a fairly difficult walk here. >> reporter: a few weeks ago arlington county school parents received notification that some students who road the bus in years past will be walking to school. students living within a mile and a half of their secondary school or a mile of their elementary school are supposed to walk. >> i'm a big believer in walking to school, but 0.8 miles for a 4-year-old is ridiculous. they c
. >>> the virginia department of transportation is making it easier for drivers to get an ed pass transponders to pay tolls in virginia and 13 other states. officials say the recently launched ez pass and the go program allows psengers to get prepaid ez pass transponders at various retail locations throughout virginia. it's pretty easy. pick up a transponder, ez pass it. >> i think it's a great idea. more and more people are going to use it and why not make it easy to grab them. >>> what are we going to be looking forward to in the next half hour? >> a lot of folks on the internet had trouble reaching some of their favorite sites yesterday. we'll check on how that's doing this morning. >> sounds good. thanks, jess. >>> a u.s. drone strike takes out a top al qaeda figure in yemen. that story is coming up. >> people in parts of washington state have to pack up and get out. they're facing mandatory wildfire evacuations. >> ahead in sports, the nationals bounce back from their weekend series and have a fest in new york. we'll be right back. >>> well can back. 5:on -- welcome back. 5:09. you probably need
. >>> new this morning, the search for a missing man in northern virginia. take a look at the picture on your screen, 71-year-old david short of alexandria missing since 9:00 a.m. yesterday when he was reportly going to virginia hospital center in arlington. short is believed to be driving a 2006 silver-green honda crv, with virginia tags kbk-6001. he may be in the gainesville area of prince william county looking for a relative. >>> a fallen navy seal from anne arundel county will be laid to rest at arlington national cemetery today. patrick feeks was killed in afghanistan august 16th when his helicopter crashed during a firefight with insurgents. monday his body was returned to his hometown of edgewater while fellow county residents stood along the road waving american flags. today's funeral will be held at the fort myer memorial chapel next to arlington national cemetery at 12:45:00 p.m. >>> >>> the democrats will roll out another who's who of speakers at the democratic national convention tonight. former president bill clinton is among the high-profile names. our area played a big
: this casino's in west virginia. but itit makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. >>> we continue tonight on the solemn anniversary of september 11th. today the nation pauses to reflect othe day the nation was attacked by terrorists. 11 years after the attacks authorities say al-qaida remains a threat to national security. lawmakers are vowing to take steps to prevent another terrorist attack. jennifer davis has details from capitol hill. >> reporter: congress pauses on this 9/11 anniversary. to look back and honor the thousands killed by terrorists 11 years ago. in a house subcommittee meeting, lawmakers are also looking ahead, holding a hearing to assess the u.s.'s ability to pre
the or used mass-transit. there is help on the way for commuters in northern virginia. lot opens this woodbrige with 700 spaces. takes the burden off a nearby .ot you will have to walk across the the horner lot for bus service until november. >> parents in arlington are because of a new k poly nowial wal bans children living within elementary school bus without ae voucher. say the policy is flawed. it took me 10 minutes to a left-hand turn. >> the first day of school out to be chaotic. more traffic, police, and children walking to school. its a matter of safety for the children? . students willonal school this year without the help of a school bus. don't have a choice. i will now drive them. there's going to be a lot of congestion. living within a school will not be allowed to take the bus. their bus stops at been eliminated. parents at this elementary school drove their children or today.them live within a mile and , for a35 minute walk kindergarten or first grade students, they should not do that. >> parents say military road more congested than prior first days of school. tran
is setting his sights on virginia. we'll have live coverage . edhenry is travel the president and karl cameron covering mitt romney. ed is in seminole, florida. >> great to see you, we are not two months out . final sprint. and we see both of the candidates criss crossing the same battle grounds. mitt romney went to iowa and new hampshire where they are trying to get a post convention bounce. president in st. pete area where mitt romney had his convention. bottom line, florida has a mother load of electoral votes. 29 of them. this is why the president -- >> all we have to offer is the same prescription they had for 30 years. tax cuttings, tax cuts. and got a few regulation and more tax cuts. and tax cuts when times are good and tax cuts when times are bad and tax cut to help you lose extra pound and tax cut to help your love life. >>> and you hear that. they are going after mitt romney on the issue of tax cuts. the president is trying to make the case there is a clear choice in the election on the economy and medicare which is big to senior citizens and he believe in the future . there
burner. >> at the historic restaurantbe in virginia, the upcoming presidential election is the hot topic. undecided voters in battleground state have a variety of issues on their minds. >> i'm still undecided. it's a close race. my biggest concern is social security issues. >> medicare is one. safety of the world is the other, because it's really getting unsafe with all of the things going in, in the eastern world. >> i will decide at the last moment, which way i'll go. i'm not a democrat. i'm not a republican. >> with the recent violence in middle east, voter ins other battleground states such as florida an ohio say they are keenly aware of the national security threats and are factoring them in the voting decisions. in virginia, major concern as well. >> national security right now is important to me. i'm not sure that the current president has a grasp on what he needs to do with the foreign policy. >> it's the economy. it's also the threat of terrorism, globally and here in the united states. the third, i think about my children a lot. what their future is like. >> a small business ow
>>> good morning, and welcome to "this week." >>> face-off. >> we got to win in virginia. >> we will win ohio. >> hours away for that crucial first debate, candidates gain expectations. >> romney is a very good debater. he's practiced and practiced and practiced and practiced. >> the moderator and obama are going to come after him. >> the big questions, can romney reset his campaign with a strong debate? or was early voting under way -- >> president obama. >> is it too late for a turnaround? >> four years from his last debate. >> you're wrong. >> will be president obama be rusty? we'll ask our headliners. new jersey governor chris christie and the president's senior adviser david plouffe. and our powerhouse roundtable. squaring off, haley barbour and howard dean. plus, matthew dowd, donna brazile and maggie haberman of politico. >>> hello again. we're heading into the home stretch of this campaign. just 37 days before the final votes. with all eyes on this week's first debate. the candidacy are hunkering down in debate camp. where the race stands. what to expect wednesday? white
romney's wife is coming to northern virginia this morning, in leesburg at the twin oaks riding academy, for women for mitt. a lot of traffic. the rally starts before noon. we'll have coverage of that event tonight at 5:00. >>> a d.c. police officer accused of making threatening remarks about the first lady this past july will not face criminal charges. the secret service says they found no evidence of a legitimate threat to the first lady, michelle obama. the d.c. police chapter says the incident is now considered an administration investigation. >>> a check of this morning's other top stories, police involved shooting in prince george's county is under investigation. happened around 5:00 p.m. yesterday on county road in district heights. the washington post reports the suspect is accused of trying to steal a motorcycle. police said the officer shot the man in the back to prevent him from running away. he was taken to a local hospital. the officer, an 8-year veteran, was not injured. he's been placed on routine administrative leave. >>> a scandal allegedly rocking one local high school
in springfield, virginia. virginia, as you know, one of the nine remaining states very much so in play. now, a lot of republicans are talking of the upcoming debates and romney's best chance to turn things around. this is newt gingrich. >> i think it depends almost entirely on mitt personally. i debated him and most of them i did pretty well. the last two down to life and death and we were in florida and he was in danger of losing the nomination, he came in fired up decisive prepared, aggressive, energetic and to be honest i think he beat me both times. if he would be as direct as assertive, as firm with barack obama as he was with me in florida he'll win the debate going away and within three days the polls will change dramatically because he'll ha the case we cannot afford four more years of barack obama. >> so that first debate is next wednesday in denver and did you know that early voting has for the first time today voting in a swing state, iowa. guess who's there john king. iowa city, iowa. john, are you seeing many early voters where you are? >> reporter: we have se
tomorrow. the storm has knocked out power to more than 100,000 people in virginia, d.c., and maryland. but, sharyl, forecasters say once this system moves through, much of the east coast will see calmer weather in the week ahead. >> atkinson: elaine, thanks. there's a major storm swirling over the atlantic. tropical storm leslie is expected to particular a hurricane, again before passing it the east of bermuda tomorrow. leslie is slamming east coast with heavy surf. campaign 2012 is in high gear with both presidential candidates putting their focus on key swing state, like virginia and florida, where nancy cordes joins us tonight. nancy, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, sharyl. well, the barbs are definitely getting sharper now that the democratic and republican conventions are behind us. governor romney is arguing that a weak august jobs report is another sign that president obama's economic plans just aren't working, while president obama argues that governor romney would make things even worse. >> when our opponents say this nation is in decline, they are dead wrong. >> reporter
convention blips. >>> mitt romney handed out dogs to voters in virginia estate or his deadlock with president obama. earlier he used the backdrop at a military aviation museum in virginia beach to focus on the lead defense cuts. greta the kind of numbers of jobs lost in virginia from these cuts is between 102 and a thousand i will not cut our military i will maintain a military commitment. >>> also took aim at friday's drop report say that the president doesn't have it takes to turn the economy around. >>> he doesn't have a plan or any ideas but we have to make sure he doesn't have any more days in the white house after january. >>> president obama greeted voters on his bus tour it and keep the crowds did come to florida he challenged the republican claim that the country is headed downhill. >>> when our opponents say this nation is in decline they're dead wrong. this is america. good of the president's position himself as a champion of the middle-class and that america's basic bargain is at stake. we're the party that says if you work hard it will pay off the bargain that
in new york, virginia, and pennsylvania. the events start at the pentagon, where a ceremony will be held early this morning with the u.s. flag unfurled over the side of the building at sunrise. president obama will attend a wreath-laying ceremony here later this morning. in new york monday night, the new freedom tower was lit up in red, white, and blue. at its base, the world trade center memorial. today, the names of each victim of the twin towers attacks will be read aloud by their families. and in shanksville, virginia, monday, leon panetta toured the memorial with united flight 93 went down. at sunset, 40 luminaries lit the wall. vice president biden will attend ceremonies there later this morning. and good news for visitors to the 9/11 memorial in new york. a dispute over how to fund construction of a museum on the memorial grounds was resolved monday night. >> we feel the public is so needing this complimentary experience to the memorial. >> reporter: construction begins at the end of the month. >> that was susan mcginnis reporting this morning. >>> important news for tens of thous
candidates were in another battleground state. >> how's it going, virginia beach? >> reporter: president obama talked to voters in southern virginia. >> growing our economy begins with a strong and thriving middle class. >> reporter: while mitt romney talked with veterans about looming cuts to the military in the northern part of the state. >> 136,000 jobs will be lost in virginia as a result of this move. >> reporter: the candidates will spend time this weekend preparing for next week's debate, ahead of the face-off in denver, both campaigns seem to be trying to lower expectations. >> we are looking forward to the debates, as you know. there have been difficulties and you have to give the president credit for the campaign they're running. >> reporter: romney's staff issued a talking points memo telling surrogates to point out how well president obama has done in past debates. >> as president i'm going to have to make some tough decisions. >> reporter: the obama campaign issued a statement pointing out that the president hasn't debated since 2008. >> 10,000 bucks. >> reporter: while gove
wanted you to know a tornado warning is in effect for fairfax county, virginia and severe weather there, it is moving northward through new york. they have cancelled the women's final will of the u.s. open or postponed until it tomorrow night. we'll have a full weather updated very shortly. >> another n other news, governor mitt romney rallying voters in virginia. he just wrapped up a campaign event in the key swing state. in just a few hours from thousand he is set to attend a party at the richmond international raceway. but he is starting his day in boston. that is where carl cameron standing by live with us with more from there. >> romney is a big car guy so take a little nascar this afternoon. earlier today he was out down in virginia beach and fired up and going after democrats for the controversy in many ways overshadowed much of their democratic convention. removal of planks for god that their official party platform. today it was very clear that mitt romney wants to push a values criticism of democrats and the president for what happened at the democratic national convention, no
, virginia, to the american legion. and, no, he is still not apparently able to say anything about the war directly, but at least today where you saw him there, he did mention that this war has produced an outcome of war. which is american war veterans. neither the war nor its veterans were mentioned, of course, in mr. romney's speech to the nation upon becoming his party's nominee for president. he's trying to fix the veterans part of that oversight. he really as a candidate still seems incapable of talking about the war he would be taking over as commander in chief. there were these dueling appearances in virginia before military heavy audiences in that military heavy state. president obama talking about ending the war in iraq, talking about his strategy in afghanistan. president obama released a two minute tv ad today. sort of his closing argument for his campaign. in the two-minute ad he talks about what the country should do with the savings that we will obtain when we eventually end the war in afghanistan. but while mr. romney did mention veterans in his virginia speech today, he did
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 275 (some duplicates have been removed)